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All Seven Large-Group Speech Events Make State

Reese Hill, Reporter January 27, 2020

Hundreds of students from across the district crowded Lone Tree High School's gymnasium this Saturday awaiting their turns to perform their competitive speech events for the judges. City High's team...

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Matilda Auditions Approaching

Reese Hill, Reporter January 6, 2020

This year's spring musical, "Matilda," will tell the story of a little girl who uses her gifts–both intellectual and magical–to defend herself, her friends, and her teacher from their evil, abusive...

City High students look at cast list.

Christmas Carol Cast List Released

Reese Hill, Reporter September 20, 2019

The traditional fall play has been replaced with a winter one: "A Christmas Carol", which has officially been cast. It boasts a diverse ensemble of 25 actors who will play numerous featured roles, yet...

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Auditions for A Christmas Carol Approaching

Reese Hill, Reporter August 28, 2019

City High's 2019 play is the well-known classic "A Christmas Carol." Unlike years in the past, this production will be performed in early December instead of mid-fall, and will be directed by iJAG teacher...

City Drama Students to put on 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

City Drama Students to put on “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter April 25, 2019

City High’s Drama Board will be putting on a student production of “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” over the summer. Auditions will be held for the cast on Tuesday, April 30 in the choir...

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Upcoming Auditions and Theater Productions

Reese Hill, Reporter February 25, 2019

Multiple opportunities for teens to audition for community theater shows are approaching.  Many productions will be performed in the Coralville-Iowa City area soon as well. City Circle Acting Company's...

Three City Speech Groups Make All-State

Three City Speech Groups Make All-State

Carly Weigel, Reporter February 11, 2019

On Saturday, February 2nd, three speech groups from City High made All-State at the speech state competition at Kennedy High in Cedar Rapids. The groups nominated were two 10-minute acting ensembles,...

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Les Miserables Auditions Approaching

Reese Hill, Reporter January 11, 2019

The City High drama department is currently preparing for their rendition of the Tony Award-winning pop operatic musical Les Miserables. A behemoth of a show with a large orchestra, demanding set, and...

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Fall One-Act Play Auditions Approaching

Reese Hill, Reporter August 28, 2018

This fall, City High Drama is trying something new. The drama department is producing multiple comedic one-acts instead of a full-length play, and auditions are approaching fast. "It's a really fun...

Somewhere Thats Green

Somewhere That’s Green

Zoë Miller and Theo Prineas May 3, 2018

The spinning stage turned to reveal a huge plant that spoke, sang, and ate people. Bringing this monstrosity to life from the inside, Clara Froeschner ‘18 controlled its movements, while its powerful...

Featured Talent: Ian Allen

Featured Talent: Ian Allen

Reese Hill, Reporter February 19, 2018

Locally known for his vibrant singing chops and savvy makeup skills, Ian Allen ‘21 is making a name for himself at City High as a multi-talented star.  With a flashing personality and an exuberant smile,...

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Little Shop of Horrors Auditions Approaching

Reese Hill, Reporter January 10, 2018

This year's spring musical production, Little Shop of Horrors, is preparing to hold auditions. Anyone interested in being involved is encouraged to try out. An informational meeting will be held in...

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